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Zahīrok: The Musical Base of Baloch Minstrelsy

Sabir Badalkhan

in Theorizing the Local: Music, Practice, and Experience in South Asia and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331370
eISBN:
9780199868087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331370.003.0012
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter investigates the texts, contexts, and performance characteristics associated with zahīrok in Karachi, Pakistan, and the Makran area of Pakistan and Iran. Zahīrok refers to a musical ... More


Quetta City and the Baluch Guerrilla: Issues at Stake in Politically Motivated Urban Violence

Luc Bellon

in Identity, Conflict and Politics in Turkey, Iran and Pakistan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190845780
eISBN:
9780190943011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845780.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This article explores the incidents linked to Baloch nationalism, highlighting what is at play behind this urban armed struggle, with a special focus on the city of Quetta—the capital city of ... More


Irrigation and the Baloch Frontier

David Gilmartin

in Blood and Water: The Indus River Basin in Modern History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520285293
eISBN:
9780520960831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285293.003.0002
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter focuses on the early years of colonial water development in the Indus basin, and in particular, on the mid-nineteenth-century history of irrigation and canalbuilding among Baloch ... More


Life in a ‘No-go Area’: Experiences of Marginalisation and Fear in Lyari

Nida Kirmani

in Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi: Publics and Counterpublics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190656546
eISBN:
9780190848460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656546.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter by Nida Kirmani offers a rare academic study on Lyari. It historicizes Lyari’s development as a contradictory ‘no-go’ site of resistance, protest and gang warfare. This perspective is ... More


The Honor Killing of Qandeel Baloch: Visibility Through Social Media and Its Repercussions

Sarah Ahmed

in Women's Journey to Empowerment in the 21st Century: A Transnational Feminist Analysis of Women's Lives in Modern Times

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190927097
eISBN:
9780190927127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927097.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice, Communities and Organizations

Qandeel Baloch, a controversial Pakistani social media star, was killed by her brother in 2016 in the name of “honor.” Using Qandeel’s honor killing as a case study, this chapter analyzes honor ... More


Five Ethnic Groups for One Nation: Between Support and Alienation

Christophe Jaffrelot

in The Pakistan Paradox: Instability and Resilience

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190235185
eISBN:
9780190492229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190235185.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

After the creation of Bangladesh, the rise to power of a Sindhi, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, contributed to the Pakistanization of Sindh. While Pashtun nationalism was diluted, the Baloch Self-Determination ... More


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